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Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman and Venkat Balasubramani.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Feb 25

    RSS Feeds I Still Subscribe To After a Dozen Year

    RSS Feeds I Still Subscribe To After a Dozen Year
    I was rooting around my hard drive and I rediscovered this snapshot of my RSS subscriptions from May 2006. (I was using Bloglines as my RSS reader then…do you remember it?!). I’ve starred and bolded the feeds I’m still…
  • Feb 24

    Google Gets Easy Section 230 Win in DC Circuit–Bennett v. Google

    Google Gets Easy Section 230 Win in DC Circuit–Bennett v. Google
    [It’s impossible to blog about Section 230 without reminding you that it remains highly imperiled. Also, I have several other Section 230 rulings to blog that I’ll get to eventually.] I previously described the facts of this…
  • Feb 19

    Design Principles for Consumer Protection Legislation (Guest Blog Post)

    Design Principles for Consumer Protection Legislation (Guest Blog Post)
    by guest blogger Samuel Becher, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand [Eric’s note: I’m pleased to share this guest blog post from Prof. Samuel Becher, whose work has been mentioned on…
Rank this Week: 456

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Feb 23

    Second Circuit Upholds NYC's Premises Handgun License Restriction

    Second Circuit Upholds NYC's Premises Handgun License Restriction
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in New York State Rifle & Pistol Ass'n v. City of New York, a unanimous panel of the Second Circuit, affirming the district judge, rejected...
  • Feb 22

    Sixth Circuit Strikes Tennessee's Discriminatory Retail Alcohol License Law

    Sixth Circuit Strikes Tennessee's Discriminatory Retail Alcohol License Law
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Sixth Circuit ruled in Byrd v. Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Ass'n that a state law requiring two-year state residency--and ten-year residency for renewal--for a…
  • Feb 22

    Check it Out: Epps on Why Thomas is Wrong on the Second Amendment

    Check it Out: Epps on Why Thomas is Wrong on the Second Amendment
    Check out Garrett Epps's piece in The Atlantic on What Clarence Thomas Gets Wrong About the Second Amendment. The piece responds to Justice Thomas's dissent this week in the Court's decision not to review a Ninth Circuit ruling that upheld...
Rank this Week: 395

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Feb 23

    In the Media: Indigenous Olympian

    In the Media: Indigenous Olympian
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today, we meet some of the incredible Indigenous athletes that have made their way to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang. We will be rooting for you all! Spencer O’Brien is an Olympic snowboarder. She is from the…
  • Feb 22

    Who are the Métis?

    Who are the Métis?
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Since the Daniels decision in 2016, the number of people who have self-identified as Métis has increased to 587,545, which is a 50% since 2006.[1] The identification and culture of Métis people, however, remains somewhat…
  • Feb 21

    Daniels: What it means for Métis right

    Daniels: What it means for Métis right
    Harry Daniels fought for Metis rights for most of his life. On the right is former Federal Justice Minister, Jean Chretien, Peter Ittinuar, NDP MP for the eastern Arctic (far right) and Harry Daniels, chairman of the Native Council of...
Rank this Week: 442

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
Rank this Week: 480

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Feb 22

    Leader Offers Bold Vision for Renewing Historic Harbor Area

    Leader Offers Bold Vision for Renewing Historic Harbor Area
    Lilith Fowler says she is “a fixer-upper” type of person. That’s true whether she’s dealing with a home or a neighborhood – or big challenges that can have impact on an entire metropolitan area. A few years ago,…
  • Feb 20

    Don’t Laugh — Millennial Leader Serious About Easing Political Polarization

    Don’t Laugh — Millennial Leader Serious About Easing Political Polarization
    You didn’t need to go further than the opening moments of the “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall on Tuesday to grasp the challenge his guest for the day has taken on. Gousha was…
  • Feb 20

    The Hurricanes Versus The Hurricane

    The Hurricanes Versus The Hurricane
    What does September of 2017 mean to me? In September of 2017, I had completed the first month of my law school experience. I had moved from Miami, Florida to the city of Milwaukee. I still had in the back of my mind my recent summer time…
Rank this Week: 385

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 399

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Feb 22

    Guns and Freedom: A False Equivalency

    Guns and Freedom: A False Equivalency
    The survivor youth of the Parkland Florida shooting see the duplicity of politician's sympathy. Action to prevent gun violence is what the survivors are looking for, not words. Senator Rubio accepted over $3,000,000 in NRA funding and…
  • Feb 21

    Human Rights Funding

    Human Rights Funding
    Ben and Jerry's Foundation is seeking proposals for social justice and economic justice projects. Pre-proposals are due on April 18, 2018. One year grants of up to $25,000.00 will be awarded to organizations that promote social justice,…
  • Feb 20

    Pozen Center for Human Rights Seeks Director of HR Practice

    Pozen Center for Human Rights Seeks Director of HR Practice
    The Pozen Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago is seeking a director for Human Rights Practice. The position is a three year one. The director is expected to led graduate and undergraduate students in developing solutions…
Rank this Week: 499

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Feb 21

    JOTWELL Torts: Zipursky on Hershovitz on Tort as Expression

    JOTWELL Torts: Zipursky on Hershovitz on Tort as Expression
    At JOTWELL, Ben Zipursky reviews Scott Hershovitz's Treating Wrongs as Wrongs: An Expressive Argument for Tort Law.
  • Feb 20

    Herstein on Legal Luck

    Herstein on Legal Luck
    Ori Herstein has posted to SSRN Legal Luck. The abstract provides: Explaining the notion of "legal luck" and exploring its justification. Focusing on how legal luck relates to "moral luck," legal causation and negligence,…
  • Feb 16

    Miller on Suicidal Patients and Physician Immunity

    Miller on Suicidal Patients and Physician Immunity
    Lauren Miller (Student, Maryland) has posted to SSRN Taking a Chance on Patient Life: Suicidal Patients, Involuntary Admissions, and Physician Immunity in Maryland. The abstract provides: Maryland jurisprudence exempts from liability any…
Rank this Week: 482

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Feb 20

    Van Der Zwaan Plea and Statement of the Offense

    Van Der Zwaan Plea and Statement of the Offense
    Hey, if the Office of Special Counsel can't decide the proper capitalization of his name, don't expect me to. Here are the Van Der Zwaan Plea Agreement and the Van Der Zwaan Statement of the Offense. (wisenberg)
  • Feb 20

    Mueller Strikes Again

    Mueller Strikes Again
    Special Counsel Mueller's office has charged Alex Van Der Zwann, apparently a former Skadden associate, with violating 18 U.S.C. Section 1001, for lying to FBI Special Agents about his conversations with Richard Gates and an unnamed…
  • Feb 18

    Mueller's Investigation & Recent Russian Indictment

    Mueller's Investigation & Recent Russian Indictment
    The speaking indictments of this past week provide a clear trail to Russian individuals and entities allegedly interfering in the 2016 Presidential election. The choice of charges, which include conspiracy to defraud, are no surprise. An…
Rank this Week: 483

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
Rank this Week: 520

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 453

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 428

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 25

    Take a Survey to Advance the Store of Knowledge

    Take a Survey to Advance the Store of Knowledge
    by Michael DorfA team of researchers from Stony Brook University have asked me to help them study the role that emotion plays in politics. I have completed the survey myself, and it only took me about ten minutes. The survey is completely…
  • Feb 24

    This Russian Stuff

    This Russian Stuff
    By William HausdorffI’m trying to decide how much of this Russian stuff really matters.  According to some of the recent indictments by the Justice Department, a concerted, well-funded Russian disinformation effort turbo-powered by…
  • Feb 23

    Trump Finds a Regulation That He Might Like

    Trump Finds a Regulation That He Might Like
    by Neil H. BuchananIs everyone a hypocrite?  In our personal lives, no one is immune to the occasional convenient flip-flop.  In politics, Democrats and Republicans often trade places depending upon whatever is happening at the…
Rank this Week: 807

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Feb 25

    Foreswearing the bad habits of capitalist economic growth

    Foreswearing the bad habits of capitalist economic growth
    “GDP, the yardstick of economic success, is choking us and the planet” By David Pilling, for the Los Angeles Times, February 25, 2018 “There are 7.6 billion people alive today annually churning out goods and services worth…
  • Feb 20

    Philosophy of Education, Education as Philosophy & Education for Democracy (I)

    Philosophy of Education, Education as Philosophy & Education for Democracy (I)
    (This is the first in a planned series on the interrelated topics indicated in the title of this post.) “In The Claim of Reason [Oxford University Press, 1979: 125], Stanley Cavell imagines that a child ‘little or big, asks me Why…
  • Feb 17

    Ubiquitous (and inexcusable) ignorance in a “knowledge society” during the “information age”

    Ubiquitous (and inexcusable) ignorance in a “knowledge society” during the “information age”
    I’m sharing the following, sans substantive comment, from the beginning of Daniel R. DeNicola’s book, Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don’t Know (MIT Press, 2017): “In the familiar metaphor,…
Rank this Week: 559

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Dunham v. Wainwright, (5th Cir., Feb. 22, 2018), the 5th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an inmate's complaint that limits on the number of letters he can send at state expense interferes with his right to send correspondence to…
  • Feb 25

    New Jersey Limit On Activities of Religious Cemeteries Is Upheld

    New Jersey Limit On Activities of Religious Cemeteries Is Upheld
    In Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark v. Christie, (D NJ, Feb. 23, 2018), a New Jersey federal district court rejected due process and equal protection challenges to a 2015 New Jersey law that prohibits private religious cemeteries…
  • Feb 25

    Christian Leaders Close Church of Holy Sepulcher In Protest of Israeli Tax and Land Policie

    Christian Leaders Close Church of Holy Sepulcher In Protest of Israeli Tax and Land Policie
    Greek Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Armenian church leaders have closed the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (believed to be the site of Jesus' crucifixion and burial) in Jerusalem in protest of two legal moves by Israeli government officials.…
Rank this Week: 891

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 25

    PA Couple Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse, Starvation

    PA Couple Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse, Starvation
    From Fox News: A Pennsylvania couple has pleaded guilty in a case in which prosecutors say three children were so starved for food they peeled paint off the walls to survive. Joshua and Brandi Weyant pleaded guilty Thursday to charges...
  • Feb 25

    Studies on Divorce

    Studies on Divorce
    From Yahoo! News: It’s often easy to see the reasons why a marriage didn’t work out with hindsight – but is it possible to spot the warning signs in advance? Yes, according to several scientific studies – which highlight…
  • Feb 24

    Iranian Women Breaking Their Silence

    Iranian Women Breaking Their Silence
    From CNN: The bravery of the women recently protesting in Iran stiffened my resolve to participate in the 2018 Women's March in Los Angeles. As a decadelong advocate for women, I felt compelled to use my freedom of expression to...
Rank this Week: 865

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 25

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Feb 23

    Access to Justice Alarm

    Access to Justice Alarm
    I want to raise an SDG 16.3 alarm and appeal for Canada to lead. Let me explain. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) constitute the 2030 development agenda of the world, adopted by the UN’s heads of state and government in…
  • Feb 22

    The Saga of the Canada’s “Making Available Right” in Three Act

    The Saga of the Canada’s “Making Available Right” in Three Act
    Act One Our opening scene begins with the internet wreaking havoc on a peaceful copyright countryside where copying and performing are distinct activities that never mix. The internet is changing the way works are distributed for consumption…
Rank this Week: 900

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
Rank this Week: 599

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Feb 24

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Samuel Prody, "Woman," 1970

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Samuel Prody, "Woman," 1970
    And now for something really obscure, so obscure I hadn't even heard it until this morning. Another British hard rock/blues outfit; the lead singer, Tony Savva, sang with many other bands, before and since. I'm still checking him and them...
  • Feb 23

    What is it like to be a philosopher? Alexander Rosenberg edition

    What is it like to be a philosopher? Alexander Rosenberg edition
    Here, courtesy, as always, of Clifford Sosis. I enjoyed this interview a lot!
  • Feb 23

    When did "philosopher" become a label with a positive valence?

    When did "philosopher" become a label with a positive valence?
    That's an important question, when one reads that a "celebrity" charlatan philosopher (not Zizek, but close) has endorsed a certain view. (Thanks to James O'Connor for the pointer.) This is really a question for a sociologist or other…
Rank this Week: 915

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 24

    SCOTUS GVRs Oklahoma case on personal jurisdiction

    SCOTUS GVRs Oklahoma case on personal jurisdiction
    At the top of this week’s Supreme Court order list was a GVR in Murco Wall Products, Inc., v. Galier (No. 17-733): The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded...
  • Feb 23

    Wasserman on Schwartz on Qualified Immunity

    Wasserman on Schwartz on Qualified Immunity
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Howard Wasserman’s essay, The Empirical Truth About Qualified Immunity. Howard reviews Joanna Schwartz’s recent article, How Qualified Immunity Fails, 127 Yale L.J. 2 (2017).
  • Feb 21

    Federal Bar Association's April Community Outreach Project

    Federal Bar Association's April Community Outreach Project
    The Federal Bar Association has issued a press release announcing a project for National Community Outreach Project month in April. The project involves members of the FBA visiting middle school and high school classrooms to teach students…
Rank this Week: 781

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Feb 24

    Ten TED Talks You Might Enjoy

    Ten TED Talks You Might Enjoy
    On the Kluwer Mediation Blog, Greg Bond wrote a nice post, TED Talks I Have Enjoyed – And that Resonate with the Mediator in Me.  He provides brief descriptions of ten talks that he has “found inspiring and that…
  • Feb 23

    Grande Lum’s Article Criticizing Proposal to Effectively Eliminate the Community Relations Service

    Grande Lum’s Article Criticizing Proposal to Effectively Eliminate the Community Relations Service
    Grande Lum, former director of the Community Relations Service (CRS), just published an important article in The Hill newspaper urging Congress to maintain independent funding for the agency. “Historically, CRS has played a significant…
  • Feb 22

    Culinary Negotiation

    Culinary Negotiation
    A recent episode of the Modern Love podcast told the story of a man struggling to deal with conflicting desires of his mother and wife to cook him delicious meals.  While the subject of the conflict may hardly seem problematic,…
Rank this Week: 782

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 875

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 914

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Feb 22

    Pushback by Legislators Against Judges Illustrates the Overriding Importance of Legislative Election

    Pushback by Legislators Against Judges Illustrates the Overriding Importance of Legislative Election
    Illinois Law dean and professor Vikram David Amar comments on the phenomenon by legislators on judges for alleged "activism." Amar argues that when the attacks on judicial independence move from seeking to limit jurisdiction or undo…
  • Feb 21

    Did Trump Inadvertently Make Banning Dreamers Unconstitutional?

    Did Trump Inadvertently Make Banning Dreamers Unconstitutional?
    George Washington law professor and economist Neil H. Buchanan comments on the apparent conflict between President Trump's declaration that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unconstitutional and his decision to…
  • Feb 20

    Mass Shootings and the Supreme Court

    Mass Shootings and the Supreme Court
    Cornell University law professor Michael C. Dorf describes the underappreciated role of the US Supreme Court in shaping public opinion and discussion of gun regulations. Specifically, Dorf explains that the Court's seminal decisions in…
Rank this Week: 1002

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Bassett v. ABM Parking Services (9th Cir. - Feb. 21, 2018)

    Bassett v. ABM Parking Services (9th Cir. - Feb. 21, 2018)
    You can certainly understand why the Ninth Circuit comes out this way today.  The Supreme Court in Spokeo a couple years ago really did seem to make the "injury in fact" standing requirements tougher to satisfy.  Given that…
  • Feb 20

    Hauser v. Ventura County Board of Supervisors (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 20, 2018)

    Hauser v. Ventura County Board of Supervisors (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 20, 2018)
    Justice Gilbert begins today's published opinion by saying:"This case calls to mind the poem “The Tyger” from Songs of Experience by William Blake, the last stanza of which reads: “Tyger! Tyger! Burning bright In the forests…
  • Feb 16

    Marsh v. J. Alexander's LLC (9th Cir. - Feb. 16, 2018)

    Marsh v. J. Alexander's LLC (9th Cir. - Feb. 16, 2018)
    When you've got (1) a majority opinion written by a hard core conservative, (2) over the dissent of a liberal judge, (3) with the swing vote provided by a district court judge sitting by designation, (4) that creates an express circuit split,…
Rank this Week: 724

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 21

    Response to School Shooting

    Response to School Shooting
    After this latest school shooting with 17 dead, I’ve read wonderful pieces by people who lost loved ones to guns, and banal pieces by wonderful writers whose imaginations were fried by the horror. What’s left? Sometimes I try to…
  • Feb 13

    Why law?

    Why law?
    Push back against sloppy anti-regulatory claims that prevent good use of government.
  • Feb 6

    The Nunes Memo and Trump’s Disloyalty

    The Nunes Memo and Trump’s Disloyalty
    I prepared something else to talk about today but find myself furious about the misuse of the Constitution to prevent getting at the truth. Trump, and his supporters, are attacking the Mueller investigation into ties between the Trump…
Rank this Week: 660

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 733

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Feb 16

    Anna Goeldi: A Witchcraft Trial In Eighteenth Century Switzerland

    Anna Goeldi: A Witchcraft Trial In Eighteenth Century Switzerland
    From Hyperallergic: coverage of a new exhibition on the life and death of Anna Goeldi, the last woman executed for witchcraft in Europe. More about Anna Goeldi's life and trial here and here (from Atlas Obscura). Here in German.
  • Feb 16

    Tchoukou on Malleus Maleficarum: Scrutinizing Sorcery in Cameroon

    Tchoukou on Malleus Maleficarum: Scrutinizing Sorcery in Cameroon
    Julie Ada Tchoukou, University of Ottawa; McGill University, Institute of Comparative Law; University of Cape Town; Faculty of Law, has published Malleus Maleficarum: Scrutinizing Sorcery in Cameroon at Journal of African Law 1 (2018). Here…
  • Feb 5

    ICYMI: Droit et Surnaturel (Law and the Supernatural), edited by Jean-Christophe Roda @librarieLGDJ @jc_roda

    ICYMI: Droit et Surnaturel (Law and the Supernatural), edited by Jean-Christophe Roda @librarieLGDJ @jc_roda
    For the bookshelf (ICYMI): Droit et surnaturel (Jean-Christophe Roda, ed., L.G.D.J., 2015) (Grands colloques). Includes Nicolas Bronzo, Enchantements et (dés)illusions : la magie et la propriété intellectuelle.
Rank this Week: 624

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Feb 16

    University of North Carolina is Hiring a Visitor

    University of North Carolina is Hiring a Visitor
    The University of North Carolina School of Law seeks to hire a full-time visiting clinical professor to teach in its six-credit, first-year Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy (“RRWA”) Program. The professor will teach two sections…
  • Feb 16

    Suffolk University Gives Tenure to Six Legal Writing Professor

    Suffolk University Gives Tenure to Six Legal Writing Professor
    Boom! The Suffolk University Board of Trustees approved tenure for six of its legal writing professors: Sabrina DeFabritiis, Shailini Jandial George, Rosa Kim, Samantha A. Moppett, Gabriel H. Teninbaum, and Kathleen Elliott Vinson. These are…
  • Feb 16

    Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Usman at Belmont University

    Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Usman at Belmont University
    Belmont University College of Law in Nashville Tennessee has granted tenure to Professor Elizabeth Usman, a professor of Legal Information and Communication. Professor Usman earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature summa cum…
Rank this Week: 905

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Feb 10

    NEW BOOK: Land Registration Law Reform in England and Wale

    NEW BOOK: Land Registration Law Reform in England and Wale
    There's a new book out by Hart Publishing and edited by Amy Goymour, Stephen Watterson, and Martin Dixon titled New Perspectives on Land Registration. Judging from the table of contents, the work looks like quite a fascinating…
  • Feb 5

    Kreiczer-Levy on the Sharing Economy

    Kreiczer-Levy on the Sharing Economy
    Shelly Kreiczer-Levy (College of Law & Business: Ramat-Gan) has posted Share, Own, Access (Yale Law & Policy Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Millennials are losing interest in ownership. They prefer to access property when…
  • Feb 4

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Two Positions with NYU's Furman Center

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Two Positions with NYU's Furman Center
    Courtesy of John Infranca (Suffolk), please spread the word about these two exciting opportunities available at New York University's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy: NYU Furman Center (New York, NY) LEGAL RESEARCH FELLOW The…
Rank this Week: 716

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Congratulations to Bruce Green!

    Congratulations to Bruce Green!
    I received this very happy news yesterday from my colleague, Susan Fortney: Congratulations to our friend and ethics guru Professor Bruce Green on his selection as the recipient of the 2018 Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award.…
  • Feb 6

    FISC rule on candor

    FISC rule on candor
    There's been lots of discussion about the duty of candor in submissions to the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. Rule 13 has relevant provisions, as do Rules 7 and 11(b).
  • Jan 22

    Florida Facebook Friend

    Florida Facebook Friend
    The Orlando Sentinel published my oped (with the paper’s headline) concerning the Florida Supreme Court case that will decide whether a judge may be Facebook friends with lawyers who appear before the judge. The heart of the piece is…
Rank this Week: 737

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Feb 5

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Evan J. Ballan, Note, Protecting Whistleblowing (And Not Just Whistleblowers), 116 Mich. L. Rev. 475 (2017). Stephen J. Choi, Jessica…
  • Jan 22

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: John C. Coffee Jr., The Globalization of Entrepreneurial Litigation: Law, Culture, and Incentives, 165 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1895 (2017). Emiliano…
  • Jan 22

    Turk on Securitization

    Turk on Securitization
    Matthew C. Turk has posted Securitization Reform After the Crisis: Regulation by Rulemaking or Regulation by Settlement? on SSRN with the following abstract: This article examines the regulatory framework for securitization that has been…
Rank this Week: 923

paulmaharg.com

paulmaharg.com

Largely legal education, curriculum design, rhetoric and digital technologies. Regulation and global legal education. Occasionally law and literature. Very occasionally, Scottish independence.

http://paulmaharg.com
  • Dec 6

    Final thoughts: UNSW legal education research conference

    Final thoughts: UNSW legal education research conference
    This was a great conference.  I so enjoyed being back in Australia, meeting up with colleagues and friends again, and hearing what they were doing.  I wanted it to go on for days.  The programme is a tribute to the typical…
  • Dec 4

    Day 2, Plenary roundtable, UNSW legal research conference

    Day 2, Plenary roundtable, UNSW legal research conference
    Sally Lift first, talking on regulatory pressures.  She summarised the pressures.  She mentioned working with the profession to bring them with us, and the importance of ethical judgment as well as strategy, creativity, empathy,…
  • Dec 4

    Day 2, session 3, UNSW legal education research conference

    Day 2, session 3, UNSW legal education research conference
    This session is called ‘Writing for Law’.  First up, Philippa Ryan (UTS), on ‘Teaching law students the role of discourse markers’.  To improve their self assessment skills, their academic legal writing and…
Rank this Week: 562

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Nov 9

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship
    David Cassuto An exciting opportunity.  Note the tight deadline: Applications currently being accepted for the 2017-18 Legislative Policy Fellowship through November 15, 2017. The deadline to submit applications…
  • Oct 20

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency
    David Cassuto The Shameless Self-Promotion Desk is back in business:  Herewith an article about an article by me and a former student of mine calling for the creation of federal animal protection agencies in the United States and Brazil.…
  • Oct 19

    A New & Worthy Member of the Animal Blog Community

    A New & Worthy Member of the Animal Blog Community
    David Cassuto From the email: Friends of Animals of Animals, in partnership with Professor Martha C. Nussbaum, has launched a new project: Establishing the Legal, Scientific and Philosophical Basis for A Right to Ethical Consideration for…
Rank this Week: 920

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Another look at the Craig-Crawford disjuncture?

    Another look at the Craig-Crawford disjuncture?
    Crawford did not purport to disturb Maryland v. Craig, 497 U.S. 836 (1990), which allowed a prosecutor in some circumstances to present the testimony of a child by electronic transmission from a place outside the physical presence of the…
  • Sep 15

    Scotusblog piece on the effects of Melendez-Diaz

    Scotusblog piece on the effects of Melendez-Diaz
    Scotusblog recently ran a piece by Andrew Hamm titled Looking back at predictions in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts.  Here is a link. I think it's fair to say that this article bears out the conclusion that, despite the dire…
  • May 30

    An issue to be resolved: The treatment of autopsy report

    An issue to be resolved: The treatment of autopsy report
    This blog has remained dormant for some time, it part because I have been distracted by other work and in part because there haven't been all that many developments that I have thought are worth reporting on.  But I will try to begin…
Rank this Week: 825

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Feb 6

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine
    Everyone at the International Aviation Law Institute was saddened to hear of Michael Levine's passing this weekend. He was one of the airline industry's most influential figures, exemplified by a long and distinguished career at the Civil…
  • Dec 7

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a proposed settlement that would resolve its antitrust claims against Alaska Air Group's proposed acquisition of Virgin America, on the condition that Alaska limit its existing codeshare agreement with…
  • Dec 5

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has finally granted Norwegian Air International Limited (NAI) its requested foreign air carrier permit to begin operating flights to the United States. The announcement brings to a close a three-year saga…
Rank this Week: 856

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'
    Many of my previous posts on this blog have made reference to how dynamics of geography might effect law and development.  Along these lines, my own research focuses more on the regulatory effects of geography (what I call regulatory…
  • Jun 15

    On pianos, trees and development

    On pianos, trees and development
    An apologies to our readers for my absence during this semester. Family matters have kept me away from most of my professional commitments. But I am back, and happy to see that Michael Dowdle's has done a good job at keeping the blog alive!In…
  • May 5

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)
    My colleague here in Singapore, M. Sornarajah ('Sorna' to his friends) has a new book just published by Cambridge University Press entitled Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment.  The book has (surprising?)…
Rank this Week: 904

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic
    James Ming Chen, Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economics, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2705196 or http://bit.ly/FablesReconstruction: Environmental economics provides an…
  • Nov 3

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior
    James Ming Chen, Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2683557 or http://bit.ly/MomentaryLapses: The conventional capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remains the preferred…
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
Rank this Week: 731

Gustavo Pamplona

Gustavo Pamplona

Direito Publico: constitucional, administrativo, ambiental e tributario.

http://gpamplona.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    FW: Pagamento Enviado (26489)

    FW: Pagamento Enviado (26489)
    Ola, boa tarde. Mandei depositar o dinheiro na sua conta. Confira ai o comprovante pra ver se esta tudo certo. Comprovante:   deposito-10-05-2014.zip                 …
  • May 9

    FW: Nota Fiscal Eletrônica Nf-E (20738)

    FW: Nota Fiscal Eletrônica Nf-E (20738)
    Prezado Sr.(a) Cliente Conforme solicitado segue o anexo da:   Nota Fiscal Eletrônica…
  • Mar 25

    Stillno reply from you yet?

    Stillno reply from you yet?
    Hello, You still have not responded to my first email after i have explained in detail the issue of your family perceived estate.Try and get back to me as soon as possible so that we can forge ahead on this issue immediately. Ala. [[ This…
Rank this Week: 843

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Covers federal civil practice and procedure. By Washington & Lee University School of Law, Professor A. Benjamin Spencer.

http://federalcivilpracticebulletin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 926

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 913

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 1635

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Feb 25

    LSAT test takers in December increases 27.9% from same time last year

    LSAT test takers in December increases 27.9% from same time last year
    Scroll the bottom of this chart from the LSAC website to see the percentage increase of LSAT test-takers from the most recent administration of the test compared to December 2016. Some attribute the change to the so-called…
  • Feb 24

    Poll shows recent college grads think they're competent workers while employers say otherwise

    Poll shows recent college grads think they're competent workers while employers say otherwise
    Inside Higher Ed is reporting on a new poll of 4,231 college graduates undertaken by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) that shows a substantial disconnect between students' perception of their workplace competencies…
  • Feb 22

    Brooklyn Law School seeking visiting prof for immigration clinic

    Brooklyn Law School seeking visiting prof for immigration clinic
    Here are the details: Position Description BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL 2018-2019 Academic Year Brooklyn Law School seeks a one-year visitor from the academy or from practice to co-teach (with Stacy Caplow) the Safe Harbor Clinic, our immigration…
Rank this Week: 2510

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Feb 25

    Chodorow & Aprill, The Parsonage Allowance Subsidizes Religion

    Chodorow & Aprill, The Parsonage Allowance Subsidizes Religion
    Adam Chodorow (Arizona State) and Ellen Aprill (Loyola-Los Angeles) have posted a particularly timely article titled The Parsonage Allowance Subsidizes Religion. Here is the abstract: In this piece, Professors Adam Chodorow and Ellen Aprill…
  • Feb 25

    ARNOVA-Asia Conference: Deadline Feb 28

    ARNOVA-Asia Conference: Deadline Feb 28
    The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) has extended to February 28 its call for proposals for its June 2018 ARNOVA-Asia Conference in Hong Kong. From the conference website: We are calling for…
  • Feb 25

    NYTimes: When Charity Workers Turn Predatory

    NYTimes: When Charity Workers Turn Predatory
    On Friday, the New York Times Editorial Board penned an opinion piece entitled, "When Charity Workers Turn Predatory." It concludes: the Oxfam scandal has sounded an alarm across the entire nongovernmental aid profession that it…
Rank this Week: 4324

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 25

    Central Bank Immunity - Don't Mi

    Central Bank Immunity - Don't Mi
    This is an important intervention about a massively important topic that comes up over and over again in sovereign restructurings, and will come up in more and more interesting ways in the next few years. Short version here.
  • Feb 23

    New Saudi Bankruptcy Law ... A Boon for SMEs?!

    New Saudi Bankruptcy Law ... A Boon for SMEs?!
    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has approved a new bankruptcy law. {Download Saudi BK final 2-2018} Commentators have heralded this new law as a boost to economic reforms, in particular to the SME sector, but I have some serious doubts about...
  • Feb 22

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending
    If you think it's ridiculous that the CDC can't gather data on gun violence, consider the financial regulatory world's equivalent: S.2155, formally known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, but better (and…
Rank this Week: 1615